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The Mirabel (QC) division of STELIA Aerospace North America Inc. develops and produces parts for the aerospace industry, supports the technological development of fiber placement (AFP), and participates in the design and development of many aeronautics projects for prestigious clients. STELIA Mirabel has developed manufacturing processes related to the space industry that is unique in Canada.


The STELIA North America Mirabel division (QC) is composed of a team specialized in the development of new products and processes particular to composites materials for the aeronautics, and space domains.


STELIA North America Mirabel manufactures advanced technology parts to which we grant extreme care due to their complexity and very high value. We are quality and customer oriented with outstanding OTD and OQD ratings.

engineering expertise


Design Capability

  • Conceptual, premilinary to final product design
  • CATIA V5

Analysis Capability

  • Structural analysis
  • Thermal and Acoustic analysis (under development)
  • Femap/Nastran analysis
  • Composite materials modeling

Manufacturing expertise

  • Structural analysis
  • Thermal and Acoustic analysis (under development)
  • Femap/Nastran analysis
  • Composite materials modeling
  • Conceptual, premilinary to final product design
  • CATIA V5

STELIA North America has developed a unique know-how in Canada of large face sheet lamination with co-cured Kapton film. This technique has been successfully qualified for a current development of a solar panel application.

Partnership with the nrc

  • Since 2007, STELIA North America has a partnership with the National Research Council (NRC) Canada for Advanced Manufacturing Technologies development.

  • Collaborating on AFP manufacturing, automation and thermoplastics technologies.

  • Provide access to a vast knowledge and resources residing at NRC plus access to specialized equipment.


expertise and strenghts

  • Hand layup and infusion
  • Thermoplastics consolidation
  • Co-curing process
  • Hot and cold core forming
  • Reticulation of adhesive on core
  • Inserts bonding
  • Aluminized Kapton bonding
  • Aluminum-to-CFRP bonding
  • Titanium-to-CFRP bonding
  • Autoclave / Oven curing
  • Trimming, drilling, NC-machining
  • Finishing and assembly
  • Manufacturing composite space structures (e.g. satellite antennas)
  • Manufacturing of aircraft structures
  • AFP manufacturing